How Busy is too busy? I vividly remember Kimberly and I standing in our kitchen one night about seven or eight years ago. We were preparing dinner as we listened to a Christian radio station. The DJ made a remark that profoundly affected us both. He said something to the effect “If you’re not … [Read more...] about Too Busy for Easter?
I’ve always been interested in the lives of the Christian saints and mystics, and one particular life has been on my mind lately. Which is the life of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, who was a Spanish Catholic priest and theologian, and the founder of the Society of Jesus. But it was actually his life … [Read more...] about Agere Contra – To Act Against
It was a sad winter for my family when we had to say good-bye to my father-in-law. His health had been failing for quite some time, but we thought we had more time. There is never enough time with the ones that we love. Our Facebook pages were flooded with kind words from friends and family. … [Read more...] about As I Have Loved You
“Then she turned round and saw Jesus standing there; but she did not know that it was Jesus. ‘Woman why are you crying?’ Jesus asked her. ‘Who is it that you are looking for?’ She thought he was the gardener, so she said to him, ‘If you took him away, sir, tell me where you have put him, and I … [Read more...] about Mary Wept and Remained
Now Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus’ body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot. They asked her, ‘Woman, why are you crying?’ ‘They have taken my Lord away,’ she said, ‘and I don’t know … [Read more...] about We Are Resurrection Gardeners
It was a Friday morning and my mom had just offered to take the kids to the park so I could have a few hours to myself. “Yes please!” was my response. It had been a trying week of mothering. Every meal had been a flop, I was snapping at the kids, I wasn’t finding time for exercise. My … [Read more...] about The Cross and Your Shame